Deuteronomy 28:1

“And if you faithfully obey the voice of the Lord your God, being careful to do all his commandments that I command you today, the Lord your God will set you high above all the nations of the earth.Deuteronomy 28:1 ESV Please join me this week in praying for obedient hearts and minds. Let’s pray …

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Kneeling in obedience

When I was a little girl, I kneeled next to my bed every night and said my prayers out loud with my hands clasped, my head lowered, and my eyes closed. At some point, I stopped praying that way and instead said them silently as I laid in bed, most of the time falling asleep …

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Starting over? Part 2

As a follow-up to yesterday, I think God led me to look up ‘draw closer to God’ so that I would do the research I ended up doing. The woman using that name has been leading her ministry for 20 years. Lately, I’ve been feeling overwhelmed with what I believe God wants me to do. …

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Starting over

I’m not big on change. The familiar, tried-and-true is much more comfortable. So these past few days on WordPress have been a little unsettling. It doesn’t “feel” cozy like it did on Blogspot. The posts seem like they’re shouting because the photos and words are so large. I don’t like shouting, especially at six a.m. …

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Commandments

John 14:15 ESV“If you love me, you will keep my commandments. It should be that simple. There are just two commandments:…“‘Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind.’…‘Love your neighbor as yourself.’” (Matthew 22:37b, 39b ESV)The first one, I feel pretty good about. The …

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Be obedient

Every time I read the Old Testament, I get so frustrated at the Israelites. They traveled with the physical being of God–as a pillar of cloud by day, and as a pillar of fire by night (Exodus 13:21-22) yet they had the audacity to disobey Him, to complain, even to rebel. I don’t know how …

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